Tag: E15

RFA, Growth Energy, NCGA statement on RVP rehearing petition denial

RFA, Growth Energy, NCGA statement on RVP rehearing petition denial

September 12, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy, and the National Corn Growers Association released the following statement after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals denied their petition for rehearing regarding the recent American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, et al. vs. EPA decision, in which the court vacated a 2019 regulation allowing year-round sales […]

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ACE calls on President Biden to set RVO for 2021 and 2022 as well as year-round E15

ACE calls on President Biden to set RVO for 2021 and 2022 as well as year-round E15

August 12, 2021 |

In Washington, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) called on U.S. President Joe Biden to set the maximum statutory volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard in the 2021 and 2022 Renewable Volume Obligation rulemaking and pursue all options to ensure uninterrupted market access for E15. In a letter to President Biden, ACE CEO Brian Jennings […]

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RFA analysis shows court ruling against E15 could have strong negative impacts

RFA analysis shows court ruling against E15 could have strong negative impacts

August 5, 2021 |

In Washington, recent D.C. Circuit Court decision overturning EPA’s approval of year-round E15 sales could have a strongly negative impact on the rural economy and environment in the coming years unless action is taken to allow unimpeded sales of E15 all year long, the Renewable Fuels Association reported in a new analysis. According to the […]

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CHS to expand E15 through 19 additional fuel terminals

CHS to expand E15 through 19 additional fuel terminals

August 2, 2021 |

In Minnesota, CHS Inc. will expand access to higher ethanol blend fuels by offering E15 through 19 additional fuel terminals starting in early August 2021. CHS is registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an E15 manufacturer and sells E15 as an approved grade of fuel through its Cenex® brand retail locations. CHS […]

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Twin bills in Senate and House seek to bring back year-round E15 after Supreme Court ruling

Twin bills in Senate and House seek to bring back year-round E15 after Supreme Court ruling

July 14, 2021 |

In Washington, U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), members of the Senate Agriculture Committee, released the following statement after reintroducing the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act. The bill would extend the Reid vapor pressure (RVP) volatility waiver to ethanol blends above 10 percent. It would increase market access and continue to […]

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D.C. court reverses EPA rule on year-round E15

D.C. court reverses EPA rule on year-round E15

July 3, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a 2019 rule by the Environmental Protection Agency that lifted restrictions on the sale of a fifteen percent ethanol fuel blend (E15). The 2019 rule allowed the sale of E15 fuels year-round, but oil refiners challenged the rule and the D.C. court decision supports the […]

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India opens public consultation on E12 and E15 draft regulations

India opens public consultation on E12 and E15 draft regulations

June 30, 2021 |

In India, the Times of India newspaper reports the transportation ministry has issued draft regulations for E12 and E15 as part of the country’s move towards 20% ethanol blending and flex-fuel vehicle use. A 30-day public comment period on the regulations has been opened. More details on the flex-fuel policy are expected within the next […]

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Oregon Governor signs law to increase ethanol blends

Oregon Governor signs law to increase ethanol blends

June 27, 2021 |

In Oregon, Governor Kate Brown signed a new law, HB 3051, that revises state law to clarify that gasoline sold in Oregon must contain at least 10 percent ethanol and gives retailers the ability to offer higher ethanol blends, like E15, across the state benefitting consumers and the environment. The new law is an important […]

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New Growth Energy Study highlights economic benefits of E15

New Growth Energy Study highlights economic benefits of E15

June 24, 2021 |

In Washington, a new Growth Energy study conducted by ABF Economics shows that nationwide adoption of E15, a high-performance 15 percent biofuel blend, could offer significant economic benefits to consumers and workers alike. Authored by John M. Urbanchuk, managing partner of ABF Economics, the economic impact report indicates that nationwide access to E15 could add billions […]

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Nevada governor signs E15 into law

Nevada governor signs E15 into law

June 9, 2021 |

In Nevada, over the weekend, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed AB 411 into law, legislation that would require the Nevada Board of Agriculture to approve a fifteen percent ethanol blended fuel (E15) as part of any fuel regulation adopted by July 1, 2022. Once the regulation is finalized, Nevada would be the 47th state to approve E15 for […]

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